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Proposition 37 Hopes to Require GMO Labeling | Care2 Healthy ...: By Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review. The debat...

Proposition 37 Hopes to Require GMO Labeling | Care2 Healthy ...: By Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review. The debat...

By Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review The debate on genetically engineered foods is becoming more vocal as organizers in California have successfully lobbied to put the issue to a vote. On November 6, Proposition 37 will be on the ballots in California, asking citizens whether or not to require every retail food manufactured with genetically modified organisms to be labeled as such. The law would go into effect July 2014, and would likely spur other states to come up with their own versions. A genetically modified organism, or GMO, is produced through a complex process of biotechnology. Scientists artificially change a plant’s DNA in order to produce a bigger, hardier, or more pest-resistant organism. Agriculturists hail this as a way to feed the growing population and provide better yields for farmers. Proponents of Proposition 37 , however, claim that genetically modified ...

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